Whats wrong with my hen?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mongy, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. mongy

    mongy New Egg

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    My chicken has been going down hill in the last couple of months.

    Her comb is very pale, she has trouble walking on one leg, her feet are curled up, and she has trouble feeding as she tips forward.

    I was wondering as its been so wet, could this be something to do with mould spores?

    What can can I give her? as she is going downhill rapidly.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Mongy, I posted in your thread about your sick hen in the emergency section. Sounds like she may have worms, however a full exam of her body, looking for bugs, mites and other issues will help to make conclusions.

    Good luck with your baby and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! It sounds like your hen could have Marek's disease, or another neuorological problem. I'd post in the emergencies section of this forum.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your girl, hope she gets better.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Sorry that your hen is sick :(
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] Sorry about your hen.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck with your hen.
     
  9. gander007

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